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Ars Technica
3 hours ago
Wellness

It's cutting calories-not intermittent fasting-that drops weight, study suggests

Time-restricted eating for weight loss may work simply by helping people eat fewer calories overall. [ more ]
Irish Independent
1 week ago
Wellness

Doctors warned to stop telling obese patients 'eat less, move more' is their treatment

Doctors need to change their messaging to obese patients for better results in treating obesity.
The future of medicine aims to eradicate being overweight through new therapies, surgery, and funding for treatment. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
1 month ago
Health

Life after Ozempic

GLP-1 receptor agonists like Ozempic aid weight loss
Exercise can help prevent weight regain after discontinuing GLP-1 receptor agonists [ more ]
Nature
1 month ago
Health

Blockbuster obesity drug leads to better health in people with HIV

Semaglutide may help people with HIV to lose weight and reduce fat accumulation.
Drugs like semaglutide could play a key role in managing metabolic issues caused by anti-HIV medications. [ more ]
New York Post
1 month ago
Wellness

Fruits and vegetables are great for weight loss - but these are the absolute best

Eating certain fruits and vegetables can aid in weight loss and keep people fuller longer.
Obesity affects 41% of Americans and can lead to chronic medical issues like diabetes and heart disease. [ more ]
The Atlantic
2 months ago
Health

Boomers Will Define the Ozempic Era

More seniors are being prescribed GLP-1 drugs for weight loss and diabetes management
The cost to Medicare of providing obesity drugs to seniors is a concern [ more ]
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Wellness
www.mercurynews.com
2 days ago
Wellness

Weight loss drug Zepbound may help people with obstructive sleep apnea, drugmaker says

Zepbound, a weight loss drug, shows potential in treating obstructive sleep apnea, with trial results prompting Eli Lilly to seek FDA approval for expanded use. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
2 weeks ago
Wellness

'Oat-zempic' trend 'absolutely does not mimic' Ozempic's weight-loss effects, expert says

Dry oats as a low-cost alternative for weight loss may not mimic the effects of prescription drugs like Ozempic, Wegovy, and Mounjaro.
Combining a meal replacement drink called 'oat-zempic' made from oats, lime, and water with intermittent fasting can aid in weight loss. [ more ]
BuzzFeed News
2 weeks ago
Wellness

Rebel Wilson Revealed She Briefly Tried Ozempic To Lose Weight And Thinks The Drug Can "Be Good"

Ozempic, a drug not approved for weight loss, is popular among celebrities, sparking controversy.
Rebel Wilson defends the use of Ozempic despite health professionals advising against it and other celebrities sharing negative experiences. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
2 weeks ago
Wellness

Here's Who Should Pay for Everyone's Ozempic

Novel GLP-1 drugs are revolutionary for weight loss and diabetes prevention.
Big Food's responsibility in necessitating these drugs is often overlooked. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
3 weeks ago
Wellness

Is Wegovy Covered By Insurance? These Insurers Offer Coverage | Entrepreneur

Major health insurance companies in the U.S. are starting to cover Novo Nordisk's weight loss injection Wegovy.
The FDA approved Wegovy for heart health after a study showed it could reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke by 20%. [ more ]
New York Post
1 month ago
Wellness

I lost 104 lbs doing one simple exercise - and making an easy diet tweak

Samantha Abreu lost over 100 pounds by walking 10,000 steps a day and incorporating exercise into her routine.
Abreu's journey involved overcoming struggles with binge eating, lack of physical activity, and exhaustion from work while finding a new appreciation for movement and healthy habits. [ more ]
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Mail Online
2 weeks ago
Wellness

Up to half of Brits trying to lose weight give up after one 'blip'

On average, people attempt to lose weight seven times in their lifetime.
Common temptations causing setbacks include chocolate, crisps, cakes, and biscuits. [ more ]
nypost.com
1 month ago
Health

I'm a doctor lose weight by adding these 5 foods to your diet

Incorporate non-starchy vegetables, olive oil, full-fat dairy, nuts and seeds, and lean protein for weight loss. [ more ]
Inverse
3 months ago
Health

See Why These 3 Diets Are Ranked As 2024's Worst Meal Plans

No plan for a healthy lifestyle is one size fits all.
Remaining skeptical of health-related information is important. [ more ]
Inverse
3 months ago
Health

See Why These 3 Diets Are Ranked As 2024's Worst Meal Plans

No plan for a healthy lifestyle is one size fits all.
Remaining skeptical of health-related information is important. [ more ]
Inverse
3 months ago
Health

The World's 3 Healthiest Diets in 2024 Have One Crucial Thing In Common

The healthiest diets in 2024 have nothing to do with weight loss.
The Mediterranean diet is ranked as the best overall diet for the seventh consecutive year. [ more ]
Inverse
3 months ago
Health

The World's 3 Healthiest Diets in 2024 Have One Crucial Thing In Common

The healthiest diets in 2024 have nothing to do with weight loss.
The Mediterranean diet is ranked as the best overall diet for the seventh consecutive year. [ more ]
Health
The Atlantic
3 weeks ago
Health

A Drug Half as Good as Ozempic for One-30th the Price

New obesity drugs like GLP-1 receptor agonists are in the spotlight, but older medications also offer weight loss benefits.
There is a lack of awareness about older obesity drugs that have been effective for years prior to the introduction of newer medications like Ozempic and Wegovy. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
Health

Patients Hate Forever' Drugs. Is Wegovy Different?

Nonadherence to prescribed medications is a common issue with significant consequences.
Obesity drugs like Wegovy and Zepbound are showing promise in improving medication adherence. [ more ]
ScienceDaily
4 weeks ago
Health

Weight loss caused by common diabetes drug tied to 'anti-hunger' molecule in study

A molecule produced after exercise causes weight loss with metformin
Understanding this molecule may lead to new weight loss drugs [ more ]
The Atlantic
2 months ago
Health

You Could Take Ozempic and Not Lose Any Weight

Obesity drugs like Wegovy and Zepbound are highly effective for some people but not for everyone.
A significant number of patients do not respond to or cannot tolerate the side effects of these drugs. [ more ]
time.com
2 months ago
Health

An Experimental Weight-Loss Drug Shows Lasting Results in Early Study

Amgen's experimental weight-loss shot, MariTide, appears to keep weight off even after patients stop taking it.
MariTide is an antibody-drug conjugate that blocks the GIP receptor and mimics a gut hormone called GLP-1. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
2 months ago
Health

Could weight-loss drugs like Ozempic cause depressionor help treat it?

GLP-1s, a drug class used for diabetes and weight loss, could potentially be effective in treating neurological conditions.
Wegovy and Ozempic, both containing semaglutide, have shown benefits beyond weight loss and heart protection. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Wellness

The Promise of the PCOS Diet Falls Apart

Dieting and weight loss not significantly impact PCOS symptoms
PCOS experts no longer recommend caloric restriction for weight loss [ more ]
Inverse
1 month ago
Wellness

The Quest for 'Budget Ozempic' Has Led to this Harmful TikTok Diet Trend

Ozempic's popularity on social media is due to its weight-loss effects in diabetic patients.
The circulating diet trend of 'Budget Ozempic' involves laxatives and stool softeners mislabeled as weight-loss aids. [ more ]
Medicine
Axios
2 months ago
Medicine

States clamping down on coverage of weight-loss drugs

Health plans are imposing limits on coverage of GLP-1s for weight loss, with some states dropping coverage altogether.
North Carolina's health plan for state employees will no longer cover GLP-1s for weight loss due to high costs. [ more ]
ScienceDaily
2 months ago
Medicine

Few patients successfully treat their type 2 diabetes through weight loss

Only 6% of patients with type 2 diabetes were able to achieve remission solely through weight loss after eight years of diagnosis.
Patients who had the greatest weight loss in the first year were most likely to have sustained remission. [ more ]
Medscape
2 months ago
Medicine

GLP-1s for Obesity: Your Questions Answered

Intermittent fasting and GLP-1 agents can be combined for weight loss in patients
GLP-1 agents are generally safe for kidney patients [ more ]
Axios
2 months ago
Medicine

Many patients keep weight off after stopping anti-obesity meds: study

Patients on GLP-1 agonist medications for obesity may keep some weight off even after stopping the medication.
The new data provides a more nuanced picture of patient outcomes and contradicts previous studies suggesting that patients need to stay on the medication to maintain weight loss. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Medicine

Ozempic could help curb alcohol abuse, study reveals

Semaglutide treatments for weight loss have been shown to reduce symptoms of alcohol use disorder (AUD).
The medication modifies dopamine in the brain, decreasing cravings and motivation to consume alcohol. [ more ]
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New York Post
2 months ago
Wellness

Eating 10 meals per day - not just 3 - could help you lose weight, better for your health, new report finds

Eating up to 10 meals per day may be beneficial for those with stomach issues or those trying to lose weight.
The quality of the foods consumed is important when eating smaller, frequent meals. [ more ]
www.eastbaytimes.com
2 months ago
Wellness

Best Fat Burners for Men in 2024: 10 Fat Burning Supplements That Actually Work

Hunter Burn is the top pick for best fat burner for men in 2024.
Hunter Burn contains high-quality natural ingredients and offers a 100-day money-back guarantee. [ more ]
Independent.ie
2 months ago
Wellness

The Real Health Podcast: transform your abs and eat your way to a healthy body with Scott Harrison

Scott Harrison's Six Pack Revolution program focuses on changing the relationship with food and detoxifying the body.
The program aims to create a body that works at its optimum, burning fuel efficiently and building and maintaining muscle mass. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Wellness

I dropped 15 pounds in 2 months with the 90-30-50 eating method - how it works

The 90-30-50 method involves eating at least 90 grams of protein, 30 grams of fiber, and 50 grams of healthy fats every day.
These nutrients work to increase metabolism, support fat-burning processes, promote satiety, balance blood sugar, and increase lean muscle mass.
The 90-30-50 method has helped Courtney Kassis lose 15 pounds in two months and improve her overall health. [ more ]
semaglutide
Futurism
2 months ago
Health

Mounjaro Patients Show Hugely Improved Blood Pressure

Tirzepatide, a rival to semaglutide, has been shown to improve blood pressure after 36 weeks of use.
Tirzepatide is already approved as a weight loss drug under the name Zepbound and as a diabetes medication under the name Mounjaro. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Health

Ozempic could help curb alcohol abuse, study reveals

Semaglutide treatments for weight loss have been shown to reduce symptoms of alcohol use disorder (AUD).
The medication modifies dopamine in the brain, decreasing cravings and motivation to consume alcohol. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Health

Ozempic could help curb alcohol abuse, study reveals

Semaglutide treatments for weight loss have been shown to reduce symptoms of alcohol use disorder (AUD).
The medication modifies dopamine in the brain, decreasing cravings and motivation to consume alcohol. [ more ]
Ars Technica
5 months ago
Health

Obesity drug Wegovy reduces cardiovascular risks for those at high risk

Semaglutide reduced the risk of cardiovascular events by 20% in high-risk patients with cardiovascular disease but not diabetes.
People on semaglutide lost an average of 9.5% of their body weight during the trial.
The trial did not enroll a diverse group of participants, with most being white and male. [ more ]
Ars Technica
5 months ago
Health

Obesity drug Wegovy reduces cardiovascular risks for those at high risk

Semaglutide reduced the risk of cardiovascular events by 20% in high-risk patients with cardiovascular disease but not diabetes.
People on semaglutide lost an average of 9.5% of their body weight during the trial.
The trial did not enroll a diverse group of participants, with most being white and male. [ more ]
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New York Post
2 months ago
Music

Kelly Clarkson shows off drastic weight loss as she attends Grammys 2024 with son Remington

Kelly Clarkson is nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album at the Grammys.
Clarkson has undergone a drastic weight loss transformation. [ more ]
time.com
3 months ago
Health

Is Eating a Plant-Based Diet Better for You?

Following a vegan diet for two months can lead to improvements in cholesterol levels, weight loss, and lower fasting insulin levels.
Plant-based diets rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes are beneficial for long-term health. [ more ]
time.com
3 months ago
Health

Is Eating a Plant-Based Diet Better for You?

Following a vegan diet for two months can lead to improvements in cholesterol levels, weight loss, and lower fasting insulin levels.
Plant-based diets rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes are beneficial for long-term health. [ more ]
Fatherly
4 months ago
Health

Intermittent Fasting Doesn't Need To Be Extreme To Boost Mood And Lower Hunger

Intermittent fasting can improve mood, energy levels, and reduce hunger within a 10-hour eating window.
The study found that participants also noticed improved sleep and weight loss during the fasting period. [ more ]
The Atlantic
2 months ago
Health

Ozempic's Muscle-Loss Problem

The newest weight-loss drugs are powerful appetite suppressants that may cause muscle loss.
Losing muscle can have negative impacts on strength, metabolic function, and overall health. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Wellness

Jeanette Winterson: How I learned the transformative effect of extended fasting

Fasting can be a powerful tool for weight loss and improving health.
Fasting can lower cholesterol and blood pressure, improve insulin resistance, and reduce inflammation. [ more ]
Gluten Free & More
2 months ago
Wellness

A Quick Guide to Sustainable Weight Loss | Gluten Free & More

Setting realistic goals and prioritizing them is key to achieving health goals.
Eating nutrient-dense, protein-filled snacks can aid in weight loss and improve metabolism. [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
2 months ago
Health

Ontario limiting access to Ozempic to conserve supply for those with diabetes | CBC News

The Ontario government is restricting access to the drug Ozempic under the province-funded program due to shortages caused by popular demand for weight loss.
People who don't have Type 2 diabetes will no longer have coverage for the drug under the Ontario Drug Benefit program. [ more ]
ScienceDaily
2 months ago
Wellness

Can practicing self-compassion help people achieve weight loss goals?

Practicing self-compassion can help people become more resilient to overeating setbacks.
Participants who had more self-compassionate responses to lapses reported better mood and self-control over eating and exercise. [ more ]
time.com
2 months ago
Health

Unexplained Weight Loss Is Linked to Cancer

Spontaneous weight loss may be an early indicator of cancer.
Treating weight loss as an important vital sign may help doctors spot cancer earlier. [ more ]
ScienceDaily
2 months ago
Health

Study suggests that unintentional weight loss is a signal to see a doctor

Unintentional weight loss is associated with an increased risk of cancer diagnosis within a year.
Recent weight loss is significantly associated with an increased risk of several types of cancer. [ more ]
Miami Herald
2 months ago
Running

She once weighed 400 pounds. Now she's a muscular Miami marathoner and inspirational coach

Kristen Smith, a certified personal trainer, has lost over 240 pounds since 2006 and will run her first marathon in Miami.
Five of Smith's students from her Fit Camp will also participate in the marathon. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
2 months ago
Health

Dancing is an effective way for obese people to lose weight

Dancing is an effective way for overweight and obese people to lose weight and improve body morphology.
Enjoyment of physical activity plays a key role in sustaining long-term exercise habits. [ more ]
Cbsnews
2 months ago
Wellness

How Ozempic, other weight-loss drugs are "changing medicine"

GLP-1 drugs like Ozempic and Wegovy can help with weight loss and regulate blood sugar.
People who take GLP-1 drugs report feeling full for the first time and losing 10 to 20 percent of their body weight in the first year. [ more ]
Independent.ie
3 months ago
Wellness

'Ozempic makes me feel full for longer; weight has come off for the first time in years' - Wexford woman's weight-loss journey

Ozempic helped the woman feel full for longer and reduced cravings, leading to weight loss.
The woman experienced side effects such as constipation and nausea, but managed them with guidance from her healthcare team. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Wellness

Can Dieting Actually Lead to Long-Term Weight Loss?

Weight loss drugs like Wegovy and Zepbound have shown to be more effective than traditional dieting methods.
Short-term dieting can help most people lose a small amount of weight, but long-term success and weight maintenance are challenging. [ more ]
ScienceDaily
3 months ago
Health

Main regulator for the body`s 'oven' discovered

Researchers have identified the protein EPAC1 as a new target to increase brown fat mass and activity
The aim is to find medicines that support weight loss [ more ]
Futurism
3 months ago
Health

FDA Investigating Link Between Semaglutide and Hair Loss, Suicidal Thoughts

The FDA is investigating whether semaglutide, the active ingredient in the weight loss drug Wegovy and diabetes medication Ozempic, may cause hair loss and suicidal thoughts.
The FDA's Adverse Event Reporting Systems (FAERS) received reports of patients experiencing hair loss, suicidal ideation, and instances of aspiration while using GLP-1 drugs like semaglutide. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
Health

Study shows no evidence of suicidal thoughts caused by Ozempic, Wegovy

A large U.S. study found no evidence of a link between Novo Nordisk's Ozempic and Wegovy and an increase in suicidal thoughts.
The study found that semaglutide, the active ingredient in Ozempic and Wegovy, actually had a lower risk of new and recurrent suicidal thoughts compared to other medications for weight loss or diabetes. [ more ]
Inverse
3 months ago
Wellness

See Why These 3 Diets Are Ranked As 2024's Worst Meal Plans

No plan for a healthy lifestyle is one size fits all.
Remaining skeptical of health-related information is important. [ more ]
Mail Online
3 months ago
Wellness

Plant-based fast food is NOT healthier than meat options

Fears of missing out on food and social events are preventing people from trying to lose weight.
Chocolate, takeaways, fish and chips, and fry-ups are the foods people worry about missing out on the most. [ more ]
HuffPost
3 months ago
Design

Wait, Is Oat Milk Bad For You Now? Nutritionists Have Thoughts.

Consumers are starting to question the benefits of oat milk and are considering other plant-based milk options.
Oat milk is popular for its texture and environmental sustainability, but those avoiding gluten and watching their weight or blood sugar levels should be cautious. [ more ]
Inverse
3 months ago
Wellness

The World's 3 Healthiest Diets in 2024 Have One Crucial Thing In Common

The healthiest diets in 2024 have nothing to do with weight loss.
The Mediterranean diet is ranked as the best overall diet for the seventh consecutive year. [ more ]
time.com
3 months ago
Wellness

Is Eating a Plant-Based Diet Better for You?

Following a vegan diet for two months can lead to improvements in cholesterol levels, weight loss, and lower fasting insulin levels.
Plant-based diets rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes are beneficial for long-term health. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
Health

We stopped taking Ozempic and Wegovy - and regained more weight than we lost

Some people who stopped taking diabetes drugs like Ozempic and Wegovy have gained back more weight than they lost.
These drugs are widely used for weight loss, but only Wegovy is approved by the FDA for this purpose. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
Health

The key to the diet that best works for you lies in your zodiac sign

The Mediterranean diet has been named the best overall diet for the seventh year in a row.
Choosing the right diet can be difficult, as each person has unique health considerations and goals. [ more ]
Page Six
3 months ago
Wellness

Kelly Clarkson reveals how she 'dropped weight' as Ozempic speculation continues

Kelly Clarkson attributes her weight loss to diet and exercise and denies using Ozempic for rapid weight loss.
Clarkson follows the Plant Paradox Diet and allows herself occasional indulgences. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
Wellness

I'm a dietitian - here are my 4 easy 'food rules' to lose weight in 2024

Limit sweets to once a day
Avoid fried food, abstain from alcohol until Thursday, and drink only one milk-based coffee a day [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 months ago
Health

Jarvis: What got lost in a year of hype about obesity drugs

Obesity medicines like Ozempic and Zepbound have the potential to change society by improving overall health and habits.
There are obstacles in discussing the role of these drugs, including the perception that weight loss should only come from diet and exercise. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Productivity

Don't quit booze just drink differently: 15 ways to change your life without trying all that hard

Cutting down on alcohol can have a positive impact on one's life, making it more vibrant and enjoyable.
Focus on overall well-being and health in weight loss, rather than solely on the number on the scale.
Decluttering one area at a time can provide a sense of accomplishment and make organizing more manageable. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Wellness

Being slightly overweight has surprising health benefits for this group of people: report

A guidance report from the British Dietetic Association suggests that for people over 65, being slightly overweight may not negatively impact health.
Being overweight is associated with the lowest mortality in older adults. [ more ]
Inverse
4 months ago
Health

Which Weight Loss Drug Is Best And Safest? Here's What Actually Sets Them Apart

The popularity of anti-diabetes drugs repurposed for weight loss is increasing in the U.S.
The FDA approved Eli Lilly's Zepbound, which is the same as Mounjaro but used for weight loss instead. [ more ]
Washingtonian - The website that Washington lives by.
4 months ago
Wellness

Fat Burning Supplements: 5 Best Fat Burner Products to Help You Lose Weight - Washingtonian

Finding the best fat burner can greatly aid in weight loss and achieving a desired body composition.
There are several top-rated fat burners on the market, including Ozemra, PhenQ, Instant Knockout Cut, LeanBean, and Trimtone. [ more ]
Page Six
4 months ago
Wellness

Inside Oprah Winfrey's health and fitness transformation

Oprah Winfrey has fluctuated in weight over the years but has always been confident in showing off her figure at any size.
She has been open about her weight loss journey and her partnership with Weight Watchers, finding it to be a liberating lifestyle and eating plan. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Health

A vegan diet may be better for your heart, not taste buds DW 12/05/2023

A study found that a vegan diet may be better for cardiovascular health compared to an omnivorous diet.
Vegan participants had lower levels of LDL-C cholesterol, lower fasting insulin levels, and lost more weight compared to omnivores. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
Health

One identical twin went vegan while the other didn't. This is what Bay Area scientists found.

A vegan diet can lead to lower LDL cholesterol, better blood sugar levels, and greater weight loss compared to a diet with meat and vegetables.
A vegan diet is higher in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients, which contribute to its health benefits. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
Health

One identical twin went vegan while the other didn't. This is what Bay Area scientists found.

A vegan diet can lead to lower LDL cholesterol, better blood sugar levels, and greater weight loss compared to a diet with meat and vegetables.
A vegan diet is higher in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients, which contribute to its health benefits. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
Wellness

One identical twin went vegan while the other didn't. This is what Bay Area scientists found.

A vegan diet can lead to lower LDL cholesterol, better blood sugar levels, and greater weight loss compared to a diet with meat and vegetables.
A vegan diet is higher in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients, which contribute to its health benefits. [ more ]
PortlandTribune.com
4 months ago
Health

Getting Healthier in 2024 Starts With Your Feet

Good foot and ankle health is crucial for overall health.
Issues with feet and ankles can indicate underlying health conditions.
Addressing foot and heel pain is important for achieving fitness and weight loss goals. [ more ]
Flipboard
4 months ago
Wellness

be Well: This diet could help you lose weight and sleep better | Flipboard

The Met Flex Diet can help with weight loss and better sleep.
Dr. Ian Smith discusses the benefits of the Met Flex Diet on the show. [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
5 months ago
Health

Ozempic is everywhere and that's triggering for people in recovery from eating disorders, specialists say | CBC Radio

Patients with eating disorders are being prescribed weight loss drugs without proper screening or counseling.
Prescribing weight loss drugs to individuals with eating disorders can be dangerous and trigger their disorder.
There is a need for more awareness and education among physicians about the risks and appropriate treatments for eating disorders. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
5 months ago
Health

Weight-Loss Drug Wegovy Slashes Risk of Death in Some People with Heart Disease

Semaglutide, a drug used to treat diabetes and aid weight loss, has been found to lower the risk of heart attack, stroke, and death from cardiovascular disease by 20%
The drug works by regulating appetite hormones and causing people to feel full longer, leading to weight loss and reduced cardiovascular risk
The results of the trial show promise for reducing cardiovascular risk in overweight or obese individuals [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
5 months ago
Health

Weight-Loss Drug Wegovy Slashes Risk of Death in Some People with Heart Disease

Semaglutide, a drug used to treat diabetes and aid weight loss, has been found to lower the risk of heart attack, stroke, and death from cardiovascular disease by 20%
The drug works by regulating appetite hormones and causing people to feel full longer, leading to weight loss and reduced cardiovascular risk
The results of the trial show promise for reducing cardiovascular risk in overweight or obese individuals [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
Health

Type 2 diabetes prevention programme reaps other benefits' study

The NHS diabetes prevention programme has been shown to have additional health benefits, including weight loss and reduced blood pressure.
The programme offers support for lifestyle changes to prevent type 2 diabetes through face-to-face sessions or a digital service.
The study found that blood sugar levels decreased and other health markers improved among participants in the programme. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
Health

Type 2 diabetes prevention programme reaps other benefits' study

The NHS diabetes prevention programme has been shown to have additional health benefits, including weight loss and reduced blood pressure.
The programme offers support for lifestyle changes to prevent type 2 diabetes through face-to-face sessions or a digital service.
The study found that blood sugar levels decreased and other health markers improved among participants in the programme. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Health

What is the New Mayo Clinic Diet? How it works and what to eat

The Mayo Clinic Diet is ranked as one of the best and most effective diets.
The diet consists of a two-stage program called Lose It and Live It. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Wellness

My mind was poisoned by diet culture. Then I tried weightlifting | Zing Tsjeng

The author reflects on the surprise of discovering deltoids on their arms.
There is a current trend towards thinness and weight loss using jabs like Ozempic.
Strength training can have positive impacts on physical and mental health. [ more ]
Axios
5 months ago
Health

Doctors grapple with patients' demand for weight-loss drugs

Primary care doctors are facing an influx of requests for anti-obesity drugs, including from patients who may not necessarily need them.
The demand for GLP-1 agonist drugs, such as Novo Nordisk's Wegovy and Eli Lilly's Zepbound, is expected to increase after new data shows their potential in reducing heart problems.
There is a need for balanced consideration of other treatments and interventions before resorting to these drugs, as not everyone may require them. [ more ]
Axios
5 months ago
Health

Doctors grapple with patients' demand for weight-loss drugs

Primary care doctors are facing an influx of requests for anti-obesity drugs, including from patients who may not necessarily need them.
The demand for GLP-1 agonist drugs, such as Novo Nordisk's Wegovy and Eli Lilly's Zepbound, is expected to increase after new data shows their potential in reducing heart problems.
There is a need for balanced consideration of other treatments and interventions before resorting to these drugs, as not everyone may require them. [ more ]
Axios
5 months ago
Health

Doctors grapple with patients' demand for weight-loss drugs

Primary care doctors are facing an influx of requests for anti-obesity drugs, including from patients who may not necessarily need them.
The demand for GLP-1 agonist drugs, such as Novo Nordisk's Wegovy and Eli Lilly's Zepbound, is expected to increase after new data shows their potential in reducing heart problems.
There is a need for balanced consideration of other treatments and interventions before resorting to these drugs, as not everyone may require them. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
10 months ago
Wellness

Her Symptoms Suggested Long Covid. But Was That Too Obvious?

The 61-year-old woman lifted the laundry basket, then grimly eyed the steps up from the basement.The climb seemed to get tougher every day.Before she was even halfway up, she could feel her racing heart and hear her ragged, rapid breathing.She gripped the wooden handrail in case she started to feel lightheaded again.
time.com
10 months ago
Wellness

Teens Are Taking Wegovy for Weight Loss. But Doctors Have a Lot to Learn

For a long time, if Dr. Emily Breidbart, a pediatric endocrinologist at Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, wanted to put one of her patients on a weight-loss drug, she often chose metformin.It wasn't a perfect option.The drug is approved to treat diabetes, not obesity, and typically leads only to very modest weight loss, she says.
time.com
10 months ago
Wellness

Why the Diabetes Drug Mounjaro Works So Well for Weight Loss

The latest buzzy diabetes drug semaglutidebetter known by brand names Ozempic, Wegovy, and Rybelsusis drawing attention for its ability to both control blood sugar and cause weight loss.But doctors and patients are anticipating that the most powerful of these drugs is yet to come, since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering approving Eli Lilly's drug tirzepatide (brand name: Mounjaro) for weight loss later this year.
www.independent.co.uk
10 months ago
UK news

Lung cancer pill halves risk of death'

A potent drug taken once a day can cut the risk of dying from lung cancer by half, according to a new study that scientists hope signals a major breakthrough in tackling the disease.Osimertinib, consumed after surgery, reduced the risk of patients dying from a specific form of lung cancer by 51 per cent, results presented to the American Society of Clinical Oncology's (Asco) annual meeting - the world's largest cancer conference - in Chicago showed.
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18/6 Intermittent Fasting: A Comprehensive Beginner's Guide

Intermittent fasting 18/6 is an eating pattern where you alternate between fasting and eating.The popular 18/6 technique calls for an 18 hour fast followed by a 6-hour interval for eating.This fasting method has many potential benefits, such as weight loss, enhanced insulin sensitivity, and increased longevity.
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